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“Marilyn Monroe” by Andy Warhol

“Marilyn Monroe” by Andy Warhol

Works by Warhol, Pollock part of Historic City Hall exhibit

By John Guidroz / American Press

“An Adventure in the Arts” — an exhibit featuring more than 70 works of art from the permanent collection at Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton, N.Y. — will be on display at Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center, 1001 Ryan St., starting this week. The exhibit will open w ...


Protesters gather outside Baltimore Circuit Court, as the first court hearing was set to begin in the case of six police officers criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 in Baltimore. Six police officers face charges that range from second-degree assault, a misdemeanor, to second-degree

Court hearing for 6 officers charged in death of black man

BALTIMORE — Protesters demonstrated outside Baltimore Circuit Court on Wednesday morning as the first court hearing began Wednesday in the case ...

Blaine Horner of CompassData probes the snow pack at the highest point in North America along with setting up Global Position System equipment for precise summit elevation data on top of Denali in Denali National Park, Ak. The U.S. Geological Survey announced Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, that the new official height for Denali has been measured at 20,310 feet, just 10 feet less than the previous elevation of 20,320 feet which was established using 1950's era technology. (Blaine Horner/Compass Data/USGS via AP)

North America's tallest mountain gets new name and height

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation.

Denali, the Alaska mountain for ...

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, right, talks with David Moore following her office's refusal to issue marriage licenses at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Although her appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court was denied, Davis still refuses to issue marriage licenses. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Clerk in gay marriage fight: 'A heaven or hell decision'

MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness an ...

Police officers confer while searching for suspects in the shooting of a police officer Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 outside Fox Lake, Ill. Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men. Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles are conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois for the individuals believed to be involved in the death of the three-decade member of the department and a father of four sons. (AP Photo/Michael Schmidt)

Officials search for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's death

FOX LAKE, Ill. — As a small northern Illinois community mourned a popular veteran police officer who was fatally shot while on duty, authorities ...

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The McNeese State football team makes its first visit to LSU’s Tiger Stadium on Oct. 16, 2010. The Cowboys will make a return trip in 2015. (American Press Archives)

McNeese ready for another eye opener; open season against LSU

In a typical college football season, the games are supposed to get incrementally more important each week — by the end of

the season, the open ...

Junior hitter Koko Daniels (6) is looking to lead Barbe back to the state volleyball tournament this season. (Kirk Meche / Special to the American Press)

Barbe looks to take final title steps

Barbe took a step closer to winning a state volleyball championship last year, breaking a two-year streak of losing in the

quarterfinals with a win o ...

Central Arkansas head coach Clint Conque. (Associated Press) <br />

College Football Countdown: SFA has to overcome loss of star running back

To paraphrase the titular character in the movie “Borat,” Clint Conque’s first season at Stephen F. Austin was a great success.

Con ...

New Sam Houston State football coach K.C. Keeler (Associated Press)

College Football Countdown: Bearkats cream of Southland crop

Sam Houston State is the most well-equipped Southland Conference team to contend for a national championship since, well …


The Bearka ...

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“Marilyn Monroe” by Andy Warhol

Works by Warhol, Pollock part of Historic City Hall exhibit

“An Adventure in the Arts” — an exhibit

featuring more than 70 works of art from the permanent collection at

Guild Hall Museum

in ...

A Block Off Broadway Community Theater in Jennings will present Bobby Page and the Swamp Pop Express in concert Dec. 12. (Special to the American Press)<br />

Fall arts preview: A Block off of Broadway

JENNINGS — A Block Off Broadway Community Theatre and A Chip Off the Old Block Children and Youth Theatre will kick off their

22nd season with ...

(Special to the American Press)

Fall arts preview: LC Symphony

The Lake Charles Symphony will begin its 2015-2016 classical concert series with a performance at 3 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Rosa

Hart Theater.

Ryo Kanek ...

The Tabasco Plant at Avery Island is among this year's McNeese SAGE Series offerings. (Special to the American Press)

Fall arts preview: McNeese SAGE series

May Gray is encouraging Southwest Louisiana residents to spice up their lives with SAGE.

The McNeese State University Leisure Learning coordinator, w ...

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